One of the more disgusting consequences of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York is an increase in rats!
After the hurricane hit and all that flooding happened, tons of rats moved inland.
It's gotten so bad that NYC officials are calling for a publicly financed program to bait, kill and remove the rats.
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2012 was an eventful year for animals to say the least.
But which animal stories set the world ablaze with cuteness, heartbreak, and endearment?
FIND OUT NOW!!!
1. Temporary Shelter Opens for Pet Owners Displaced by Hurricane Sandy
Animal specialists from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opened shelter to house hundreds of animals as their owners were displaced from their homes due to Hurricane Sandy. Animals were given the opportunity for care for 30 days free of charge.
2. Michigan Humane Society Rescued 5-Week-Old Kitten from Drain Pipe
A local homeowner heard cries of kittens and reported that one had fallen into a drain pipe. The Michigan Humane Society Cruelty and Rescue team was able to save the kitten in good condition.
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The Humane Society of the United States presents To the Rescue! New York to support the life saving work The HSUS’ Animal Rescue Team.
And who is getting the biggest award of them all?!?!
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As Hurricane Sandy's wreckage continues to be cleared away, many New Yorkers and New Jerseyans are helping their neighbors in any way they can.
This includes Midnight, the dog carrying water and food to those in need!
Midnight's owner, Riley Thompson, has made an effort to help friends of his NYC neighborhood. And his loyal pooch was right behind him!
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Fist pump to this AMAZINGNESS! And it's for a good cause too!
As reported earlier, DJ Pauly D has teamed up with ASPCA to spread the word about the pets in need due to Hurricane Sandy.
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This is a cause we can definitely fist pump to! LOLz!
DJ Pauly D took to Twitter to announce his upcoming partnership with ASPCA. The Jersey Shore star will help spread the word about homeless pets affected by superstorm Sandy.
Pauly D tweets:
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Denise Richards is Queen of Animal Rescue and she has proved it even more!
The actress visited a North Shore Animal League America in Long Island, spreading the word about relief efforts and pups and kitties in need of adoption.
But then she met Tara, a GAWRGEOUS Lab mix puppy, and Denise couldn't leave without her!
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